Sony has the rights to the film adaptation of the Dan Brown novel Inferno secured. Tom Hanks the lead role of Robert Langdon in the da accepts Vinci Code – the da Vinci Code (2006) and Illuminati (2009) it again. Ron Howard is also once again ranked the Director’s Chair. As already in the Illuminati, the screenplay was adapted by David Koepp. Thus they try to establish also on the financial success of the previous two: in Germany alone, the could since Vinci Code – the da Vinci Code attract 5.6 million visitors in the cinemas and with Illuminati still 4.6 million.
The title refers to the first part of the ‘Divine Comedy’ of the Italian writer Dante Alighieri Inferno, which was written at the beginning of the 14th century and today as one of the most important works of world literature is true. In it, he recounts the journey of a man through the three areas of the hereafter: the nine circles of hell (Inferno) about purgatory (Purgatorio) in heaven (Paradiso). The novel by Dan Brown was released worldwide at the same time on May 14, 2013. According to American spelling this 5/14/13 was PI, which alludes to the circular arrangement of the hell in this template should be created, an anagram on the begin of of number of district.